Mystery Appreciation Week 7
Title: Gone Girl Author: Gillian Flynn Genre: Thriller Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson/ Crown Publication date: January 2012 Hardcover: 419 pages Marriage can be a real killer. One of the most critically acclaimed suspense writers of our time, New York Times bestseller Gillian Flynn takes that statement to its darkest place in this unputdownable masterpiece about […]
Title: Ten Author: Gretchen McNeil Genre: Mystery, Young Adult Publisher: Balzer + Bray (Harper Teen) Publication Date: September 2012 Hardcover: 292 Pages SHHHH! Don’t spread the word! Three-day weekend. Party at White Rock House on Henry Island. You do NOT want to miss it. It was supposed to be the weekend of their lives—an exclusive […]
Welcome, everyone, to a brand new weekly Smugglerific feature: Old School Wednesdays! We came up with the idea towards the end of last year, when both of us were feeling exhausted from the never-ending inundation of new and shiny (and often over-hyped) books. And what better way to snap out of a reading fugue than […]
Hello everyone, and welcome once again to Mystery Appreciation Week! It wouldn’t be a *real* Appreciation Week without some kind of list, so today we bring you two: Thea’s list of recent Mystery/Thriller YA releases, On the Smugglers’ Radar-style AND a list of current/recent television shows that I have been watching. When organising this Mystery […]
Hello everyone, and welcome once again to Mystery Appreciation Week! It wouldn’t be a *real* Appreciation Week without some kind of list, so today we bring you two: a list of current/recent television shows (Ana is addicted), AND a list of recent Mystery/Thriller YA releases, On the Smugglers’ Radar-style. Mystery has always been a popular […]
Title: The Girl is Murder Author: Kathryn Miller Haines Genre: Mystery, Historical, Young Adult Publisher: Roaring Brook Press Publication date: July 2011 Paperback: 352 pages Iris Anderson is only 15, but she’s quickly mastering the art of deception in this YA novel for fans of Veronica Mars. It’s the Fall of 1942 and Iris’s world […]
Hello everybody! It’s been a while since we had one of our Full-on EPIC Appreciation Weeks (in which we pick a topic or a genre to glom for a whole week) and it was one of our 2013 goals to bring those back. SO, it is with the utmost delight that we present: MYSTERY APPRECIATION […]
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